Marriott Opens Courtyard in Lubbock, TX
Tuesday August 26th, 2014 - 10:04AM B
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LUBBOCK, TX—Marriott International is officially opening the Courtyard by Marriott Lubbock at Texas Tech University this week.
The 103-room hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Insignia Hospitality Group, Inc. of Midland, TX. The four-story hotel features an outdoor swimming pool and whirlpool spa, fitness center and guest laundry, and offers 4,000 square feet of meeting space.
"From day one, Courtyard has prided itself as a brand that listens to business travelers," stated Janis Milham, SVP, Modern Essentials and Extended Stay Brands. "Today's technology has changed how people travel. Our guests want a room that has purpose and flexibility that enables a seamless transition between relaxing and working. Courtyard is designed to offer them a relaxing and functional space to work they want to, when they want to."
Tags: Courtyard opening • Insignia • Hospitality • Brands •
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